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File #: 2020-394    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 11/25/2020 Final action: 11/25/2020
Title: Contract No. 2000644 Power Monitor Installation Project CIP# 170303 / BCE Score: N/A
Sponsors: Cheryl Porter, Terry Daniel
Indexes: Water Operations
Attachments: 1. 2000644 Procurement Report, 2. 2000644 Cost Tabulation, 3. 2000644 Vendor Response Follow-up
Contract No. 2000644
Power Monitor Installation Project
CIP# 170303 / BCE Score: N/A

Agenda of: November 25, 2020
Item No.: 2020-394
Amount: $1,623,606.00

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: November 4, 2020

RE: Contract No. 2000644
Power Monitor Installation Project
Vendor: DES Electric, LLC

Upon recommendation of Cheryl Porter, Chief Operating Officer - Water and Field Services, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into Contract No. 2000644, "Power Monitor Installation Project" with DES Electric, LLC., at a cost not to exceed $1,623,606.00 for a duration of 589 days; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
GLWA recognizes the importance of its power usage to achieve its continued vision of reliable and quality water service to its member partners. To this end, a rigorous and detailed condition assessment of the existing instrumentation and control (I&C) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) assets was performed at each of the water treatment plants. These assessments identified several opportunities for improvement in the areas of automation and system monitoring at all five GLWA water treatment plants. In addition to identifying improvements at the water treatment plants, the condition assessment developed design governance documents to be used at all five water plants to ensure that uniform and consistent systems are being designed and constructed throughout the treatment plants.
Under Contract No. 1902931, a consultant was used to analyze several different options regarding the type of equipment that was needed to meet our goals. After careful consideration, the Schneider meters were chosen as the best option. In addition,...

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